Charred Aubergine & Herb Salad with Tahini Dressing
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Smoky charred aubergine wedges with a stunning orange tahini dressing and heaps of fresh summer herbs.
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Ingredients you'll need
  • 2 aubergines
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • A handful of mint
  • 1 orange
  • A handful of flat leaf parsley
  • 1 chilli
  • A handful of chervil
From your kitchen
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus a little extra to finish
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Top, tail and quarter your aubergines. Season well. Set a large frying pan over high heat. Add your aubergines when it’s smoking hot. Char the aubergines, no oil needed, till golden all over.

  • 2.

    Zest and juice your orange. Whisk 2 tbsp of juice with all of your tahini. Season. Add more juice, if needed.

  • 3.

    Roughly chop the herbs. Thinly slice your chilli. Set a frying pan over high heat. Add 1 tbsp oil. Fry your chilli with a pinch of salt till tender and crisp.

  • 4.

    Arrange your aubergine wedges and the herbs on plates. Drizzle the dressing over. Finish with the fried chilli slices and a drizzle of olive oil.